Soumissions au CRTC
Application by BCE Inc. for Authority to Effect a Change in Ownership or Control of Astral Media Inc. >
(CRTC Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2012-370 Application No: 2012-0516-2)
August 9, 2012 – ACTRA and the CFM do not object to BCE’s acquisition of Astral’s licensed broadcasting assets. However we do have some concerns about the details of the application, specifically with respect to the valuation of the transaction and the allocation of the television benefits. ACTRA and the CFM therefore recommend the Commission APPROVE this transaction with the following key conditions – click above to read more.
Application by Shaw Satellite Services Inc to renew the broadcasting licence for its satellite relay distribution undertaking >
(BNC CRTC 2012-214: Item 2)
May 16, 2012 – ACTRA offers conditional support for the renewal of Shaw’s broadcasting licence; the conditions being that the Commission reject Shaw’s request to have the Conditions of Licence (COLs) relating to the contribution to Canadian programming eliminated and requires that Shaw’s contributions to Canadian programming as a COL be directed to the Canada Media Fund (CMF).